" They say he inflamed racial tension surrounding the case, but I think that’s unfair and inaccurate.
If you go back and look at the transcript of the president’s remarks, he made no reference to race.
He suggests that “every parent in America” should understand the horror of what happened and the need to find out why it happened, and tries to console Martin’s grieving parents. It was a very human response to the story, not a political one.
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Since then, controversy peddlers across the political spectrum have tried to dehumanize the key figures in the case, a poisonous practice Saturday’s not guilty verdict did little to dissuade.
And their self-serving exploitation of the story stands in stark contrast to President Obama’s statement Sunday "
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